One Way Ticket” is a riveting documentary that follows the remarkable journey of Jean-Pierre, his family, and their friend Isaiah as they escape a life of despair in a Congolese refugee camp and start anew in the United States. After years of living in a state of hopelessness due to the civil war in their country, their move to America is one filled with high spirits and raw emotions.
As they embark on this new chapter in their lives, the three immigrants are met with a host of challenges, from cultural shock to integrating with a new community. “One Way Ticket” captures the heartwarming moments where they navigate these difficulties with humor and resilience, while shedding light on American practices and societal norms. Through the lens of filmmaker Gregoire Gosset, the film delivers a visceral storytelling journey, a must-see for audiences seeking stories of bravery, courage, and hope in the face of adversity.